2020

From mid-night September 6 consumers in Barbados paid more for gasoline and diesel. The retail price of gasoline rose from $3.16 BDS per litre to $3.22, an increase of six (6) cents / 1.9% from the previous month. The retail price of diesel also rose from $2.43 BDS per litre to $2.52, an increase of nine…

Read More Barbados Fuel Price Change September 2020

Reproduced with permission, the text of Dr. Delisle Worrell – former Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados – August 2020 economic letter: Strengthening Health Systems to Tame Pandemics On July 13, McKinsey & Company, one of the agencies of the famous global consultancy, issued a report entitled “Not the last pandemic: Investing now to…

Read More DeLisle Worrell: Strengthening Health Systems to Tame Pandemics

I’ll be publishing a weekly snapshot showing the reported number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the Caribbean. The June 5th snapshot can be found here. Things to note: I define the Caribbean as member and associate member states of CARICOM. The focus is on reported confirmed cases only. However, the number of reported confirmed cases do not…

Read More COVID-19 vs The Caribbean: Confirmed Cases as at June 12 2020